Difference between revisions of "suture"
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Revision as of 14:29, 10 September 2013suture (noun; Latin sutura, seam): 1. Line of junction of 2 parts generally immovably connected.
2. (Arthropoda: Crustacea) In Cirripedia, a line or seam at the juncture of two compartmental plates; weakly calcified areas of the integument for separation at ecdysis.
4. (Mollusca: Gastropoda) The continuous spiral line on the shell surface where whorls adjoin.